Silvio Rebholz

Oil lamp

The use of open flames in indoor rooms usually only happens during festivities and romantic evenings. However, the warmth and naturalness of a flame can also be enjoyable in everyday situations and provide an alternative to electric light. In times of light pollution, the oil lamp offers less, but qualitative light.

As the oil lamp is designed for everyday use, it takes refrence from the typology of an electric table lamp. The polished lampshade reflects the flame onto the table so that there is enough light to read. The opening in the shade allows the heat of the flame to escape upwards. The oil reservoir is integrated in the leg and it can be refilled by taking off the upper part.

15 cm x 12 cm x 28 cm
steel, aluminium

2020